Number of UK female CEOs hits highest level on record


The number of female CEOs in the UK has risen to its highest ever level, with 13 new female bosses being appointed in 2022.

A new report from management consultancy firm Korn Ferry revealed that 42 CEO appointments were made last year, with 31% of these being women.

Retail CEO hiring increased by almost two and a half times compared with 2021, as many former CEOs have now retired or stayed longer than planned due to the pandemic.

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